Friday, January 4, 2013
A 17-year-old student collapsed at a basketball game Thursday night.
A C. Milton Wright girls basketball player collapsed on the sidelines during a game Thursday evening, but was successfully revived by fast-acting staff and law enforcement. Around 7:17 p.m. Thursday, the 17-year-old girl stopped breathing and was without a pulse, according to Edward Hopkins, spokesman for the Harford County Sheriff's Office. "It was initially reported that the victim may have fallen backwards off a chair and it was believed she may have suffered a head injury," Hopkins wrote in an email to Patch. A sheriff's deputy on detail for the game noticed the team, coach and girl's mother huddled at one end of the gym and rushed over, noting it looked the girl was having a seizure, Hopkins said. Someone began CPR and a Maryland …
The bank on Maryland Route 924 was robbed twice within less than a month.
Soveriegn Bank in Bel Air was robbed Friday for the second time in three weeks, and Maryland State Police are investigating. Get daily and breaking news updates: sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter . Contact belair@pat ch.com with any news tips. On Jan. 4, Maryland State Police responded to a reported robbery at Sovereign Bank at 1816 Emmorton Road in Bel Air, a short distance from Patterson Mill Middle/High School, a dispatcher confirmed Friday. Around 11:30 a.m. the robber walked into the bank, displayed a "Bull Pup" style, pistol grip, short barrelled shotgun and ordered tellers to open the cash drawers, according to a release from state police. The man ran from the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Yvette Allen, 35, of Aberdeen was killed in the two-vehicle crash Saturday near Exit 85.
Maryland State Police officials have released the name of the driver killed in a two-vehicle collision on I-95 near the Aberdeen exit Saturday morning. Yvette Allen, 35, of Aberdeen was killed when the Ford Expedition she was driving crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer truck parked on the shoulder of the highway near Exit 85 to Aberdeen, according to state police officials. A preliminary investigation shows that for unknown reasons Allen drove onto the shoulder of the highway, striking the truck. The truck driver's name was not released. The exit ramp was closed for two and a half hours while the crash was investigated, according to a state police statement. Courtesy Patrol units and personnel from the Aberdeen Fire Department …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The incident took place shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday.
UPDATE (6:10 p.m.)—A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in the Abingdon area Thursday night, but few details were immediately available. The incident took place in the area of MD Route 924 and Woodsdale Road, according to a dispatcher with the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack. A man in his twenties sustained minor injuries in the accident, Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association, said. Troopers arrived at the scene minutes before 6 p.m. to investigate. No further details were available as of post time. Stick with Patch for updates.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
All five occupants of the Mazda that crashed Saturday night were Harford County residents.
Three Harford County residents in their early 20s were killed Saturday night in a crash on Prospect Road, according to Maryland State Police. Two others were taken by helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma. Police said preliminary investigation indicated Tyler G. Anderson, 21, of Jarrettsville was driving a 2008 Mazda 3 eastbound on Prospect Road when he lost control of the vehicle, which went off-road, became airborne, hit a tree and broke in half upon impact. A passerby reported seeing a vehicle off the road on MD Route 646 (Prospect Road) near Mill Green Road at 11:29 p.m., according to police. Anderson was killed, and so were passengers Shawn Ponton, 21, of Jarrettsville and Alexzandria McDowell, 20, of Street. Police said that all three …
The accident took place late Saturday night in northern Harford County.
UPDATED (12:05 p.m.)—Maryland State Police have identified the victims of the crash. Read more here. — — UPDATED (6:10 a.m.)—Three people were killed and two others were injured when their vehicle went off a road in northern Harford County, hit a tree and broke in half Saturday night. The single-vehicle accident took place near the intersection of Prospect and Mill Green roads near Street, just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The identities of the victims have not been revealed, pending notification of family, according to a news release from Maryland State Police. However, police said the victims—two males and a female—appear to have been friends, in their late teens to early 20s, from Harford and Baltimore counties. The release stated the …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Maryland State Police released an additional photo of the man they say robbed the Fallston BB&T Bank at gunpoint Monday.
The gun-wielding man in neon safety vest who robbed the Fallston BB&T Bank Monday remained at large as of Thursday afternoon, police said. Shortly before 11 a.m. Monday, a man wearing a hard hat and a yellow and orange safety vest walked into the BB&T Bank, located at 1911 Bel Air Road in Fallston, carrying a duffel bag, according to a release from Maryland State Police. The man pulled a black “bull pup” style shotgun, demanded money and ordered the tellers and customers to the floor, the release states. The armed man then stole an undisclosed amount of money from the teller’s drawers and coin vault, the release continues. The robber is described as an older, stocky man wearing faded jeans and a gray sweatshirt under the yellow and orange …
Monday, October 29, 2012
State police urge motorists to stay off the roads as much as possible.
Although Maryland State Police is not handing out citations for being on the road, they are strongly discouraging residents from driving. State police spokesperson Greg Shipley warned residents that increasing amount of standing water is a significant hazard to drivers because of the high risk for vehicles to hydroplane. “People don’t realize that you don’t have to be going that fast on the road to hydroplane,” he said. Hydroplaning is caused by water being pushed up to the tires and creating a barrier of water, which decreases tire traction and inhibits drivers’ ability to safely steer their vehicles. Basically, Shipley added, the vehicle will be traveling on top of water. Drivers could also run into other hazards like downed trees and …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Friday night, Baltimore County and state law enforcement vehicles will be stationed along the seven-mile stretch of Belair Road, between the Baltimore City line and the Harford County line
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Police believe Joel Lee Knauer is responsible for a number of burglaries in and around Harford County
UPDATE (11:56 a.m.)—A Kingsville man was arrested this week in connection with a series of burglaries in Harford and Baltimore County. Joel Lee Knauer, 35, of the 7000 block of Mount Vista Road in Kingsville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of first-degree burglary, six counts of lesser burglary charges and five related charges. Knauer allegedly broke into several homes in Harford and Baltimore counties and "stole copious amounts of money and jewelry," according to a release from Maryland State Police with the Bel Air Barrack. When troopers tried to take Knauer into custody Wednesday at a Middle River residence, he allegedly tried to run from police, the release states. Police recovered about 200 pieces of property …